Rita Barksdale

Rita Barksdale
Rita Barksdale
Rita M. Barksdale is the Amazon Director for the global Renewed Marketplace helping customers reduce planet impact by purchasing pre-owned product with great quality at a reduced cost; the US Home Entertainment Store providing an excellent customer experience for purchasing TVs, Streaming Media players, Home Theatre projectors, and DVD/Blue-ray players; and the US Video Game Store providing gaming enjoyment through physical and digital media.

Rita joined Amazon in November 2020 as the Director of Amazon Renewed and increased her scope to include Home Entertainment in February 2021. Her scope was expanded again in December 2023 with the addition of Video Games. Prior to Amazon, she had a vibrant career with General Electric starting on the Technical Sales Leadership Program and progressing through outside sales and sales management positions. In July 2005 she became the product manager for bottom freezer and top freezer refrigeration and built the bottom freezer business for GE Appliances before moving to Belgium to lead their Europe, Middle East, and Africa Pole. She concluded her GE career with GE Healthcare in March 2019.

Speaking in:

January 16
11:00 am3:00 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Room 411
For Retailers only; by invitation. Separate registration and fee required.

This invitation-only, facilitated workshop explores ways to make circular retail sustainable and profitable by defining key circularity concepts that participants will use to co-create an… Read more